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Irene Christofferson

Irene Christofferson
Irene Christofferson
- November 5, 2017

Irene Christofferson, 99 of Spearfish died Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the David M. Dorsett Healthcare Center in Spearfish.

Irene was born October 30, 1918 in Ruthton Village, MN to Henry Patrick Hurley and Levine Irene Kapen Hurley. Irene was one of six children and grew up in the Deadwood area. Irene married Abel Sigurd Christofferson on October 1, 1937. One daughter and six sons were born to this union. After losing her husband at a young age she went to work at the Belle Fourche hospital while raising the seven children by herself. She remained on the family farm until a few days before her death, except for a short time in Wisconsin. Irene was a happy and fun loving lady, that people enjoyed working with. She loved raising flowers and baking, especially pies.

Survivors include sons, Donald of NE, Keith of WY, Albert & David of Spearfish; grandsons Jason Christofferson of WY and Mark Christofferson of CO and granddaughter, Melinda Christofferson of CO; sister, Dorothy St Claire, step-sons Robert Christofferson of Spearfish, SD and Richard Christofferson of Plover, WI and a special niece, Dee Raine of IL as well as many other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sons Norman and Harry, daughter Eileen, step-daughter Betty and all of her siblings.

Funeral services will be held at 1pm, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapel in Spearfish. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

She will be laid to rest at Rose Hill Cemetery in Spearfish along side her husband.

Online condolences may be written at www.fidler-isburgfuneralchapels.com



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